I had to ask a clerk and sure enough, they were piled high just out in the middle of the store. I like the way grownups can stay late over dinner and all the kids can find other kids to play with on the beach below, where we can see them but are freed from hovering. About 4 medium regular plums (round) About 4 medium Italian plums (oval) Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit, and spray the inside of a 9x13 baking pan with non-stick spray. It is so good and the texture is really great. Grandbaby Cakes: Modern Recipes, Vintage Charm, Soulful Memories. Simply add egg mixture to the pastry lined springform. I didn’t know if the almond paste (or plums) would affect the texture after defrosting. One year ago: Angel Hair Pasta with Raw Tomato Sauce, Crispy Peach Cobbler and Corn Chowder Salad (And I repeat, preorders are a very integral part of a book’s success) I’m looking looking forward to this collection of recipes from grandmothers in eight eastern African nations which were considered the backbone of the spice trade (think: black pepper and vanilla, so central to SK cooking). Definitely on my list! The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks (Toni Tipton-Martin). Cut the butter into chunks, and add it to the bowl, then run the machine until the mixture forms large clumps — that’s right, just keep running it; it might take 30 seconds to 1 minute for it to come together, but it will. 6 tbsp Butter, unsalted. memories of the 3 months I spent in Lisbon right after college. The architecture is unbelievable. The puff pastry may may be done with either margerine or butter. I think a 10×15 would be better if you’re doubling this. There was a bit too much crust to plum ratio for me. We went to Portugal last year and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since. They fight back. I never comment but your site inspires most of my cooking. Unroll it, remove the protective sheet of plastic keeping it from sticking to itself, then re-reoll it so it sticks to itself. I’ve checked one or two but I have a couple more in mind. 3 tablespoons granulated sugar. Did it brown too fast? 1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into small dice. You can read the interview here and subscribe for more. This recipe looks fantastic! I’ve been digging around in your archives almost daily. Jan 24, 2014 - Pear Cranberry and Gingersnap Crumble on smittenkitchen.com Also by Tipton-Martin, she spent years amassing one of the largest private collections of cookbooks by African American authors. Do ahead: These bars keep for up to a week in the fridge, longer in the freezer. I love marzipan so I figured I’d love this recipe, but for some reason the almond flavor combined with the flouriness of the topping somehow didn’t do it for me. I still dream about them. 6/4/20 A few people messaged me this week asking for black cookbook and food memoir suggestions. Cut into mixed sized pieces and scatter the scraps over your parbaked crust before adding the fruit and crumble. Sorry if this sounds too random, was just trying to remember the title. Line a springform pan with the puff pastry dough. 1 Egg, large. Troubled by using only half a tube (I use this brand) of almond paste? magic apple plum cobbler. Search Results for plum. Great recipe! I just brought these to work today and one co-worker said, “I almost passed out when I ate it, it was so good!” And that’s even though I messed up the recipe and added the almonds late (not ground), was short on butter for the crumble (by 2 Tbsp) and accidentally doubled the sugar in the crust (egads! I will hunt around and see if I can find it at a specialty store here (Victoria). Interestingly the “more recent articles >>” at the bottom does work. Thank Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut two 12-inch lengths of parchment paper and trim each to fit the 8-inch width of an 8×8-inch square baking pan. Also, I mean, I was just lamenting that we were out of berries for our fruititarian child when we realized there were blackberry bushes in the backyard. I love the new site, especially the way the comments are sorted. Chef Makini Howell’s recipes are vibrant, wholesome, and absolutely popping with all the fresh flavors of the season. I’ll give you the full recipe and details if you want (it’s a long one). Do you think that prune plums would work here? This book collects 150 of them. Recipes. Nine years ago: Double Chocolate Torte, White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Spicy Soba Noodles with Shiitakes, And for the other side of the world: Adams is the blogger behind the popular Grandbaby Cakes and I have yet to find a cake in this book I don’t want to bake. Frugal Bookstore (Boston, MA) It’s merely what’s on my shelves and a few that currently aren’t that I’ve enjoyed over the years. Refrigerated. For those who don’t really like the taste or texture of unadulterated marzipan, I recently read a great suggestion for incorporating chopped marzipan bits into a cake mixture – where they become melty little almond puddles instead. Made this with plums from our garden. I did find that the almond flavor got more pronounced after a day or two in the fridge, but I still want to retry the recipe again with some brown sugar! This was a great recipe! I made these bars before I left. Re: pasteles de nata, was also eager to reproduce but haven’t yet attempted. 2/3 cup (85 grams) all purpose flour I will make them again, but a thinner version! :) Sprinkle the rest of the crumb mixture evenly over the plums. purple plum torte. You might want to check out the comment guidelines before chiming in. I made these. I want you to know that I’m up for the job. Enjoy, Adelina. Make crumble: Blend flour, almond paste, sugar and salt in processor until almond paste is finely ground. Recipes. I’ve enjoyed the stories behind the recipes and the bits of memories she inserts throughout — she writes in a such an evocative, poetic way. You will not because I’ve warned you. New here? Bake the cake until golden and a toothpick inserted into the center (non-plum) part of the cake … ... pink lemonade bars. There’s a great vegetable gumbo in here, watermelon pickles (my husband loves these), and also her mother’s fried chicken recipe. Here’s the recipe I used: – 4 large eggs plus 1 egg white Recipes. This is definitely not an exhaustive list of black cookbook authors, nor does this list every book from these authors. I am linking to Amazon here because I know many of us begin our book searches there, but at the end I have a plethora of other bookstore resources, black-owned and/or independent. Menu Menu Menu Close Close. Powder sugar plum liquorice. Thanks for wonderful recipes. http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2013/07/portuguese-egg-custard-tarts-at-new-flushing-bakery.html. This is a collection of recipes from the cafe at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC (which features prominently in Kwame Onwuachi’s memoir as well) and I haven’t cooked from it yet (my loss) but I hear the mac-and-cheese is not to be missed. I had about 10oz of fresh raspberries so I used 1T of cornstarch and 2T sugar in the filling and it was perfect for an 8″ square pan. Get the butter to room temperature and beat it with the sugar, then the flour and salt and mix until combined. 1/2 cup (55 grams) sliced almonds, toasted or equivalent weight almond flour. Fulton Street Books (Tulsa, OK) Transfer the pan to a wire rack to cool. I know this is a year later, but just wanted to ask: Is molasses readily available in Germany? Preheat oven to 425 degrees. If you try this, I hope you enjoy it too. These are very portable and are perfect when it’s your turn to bring treats somewhere. And she’s pretty famous, to say the least, for her Nashville Hot Chicken. (However, preorders are a very important way. Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking: A Cookbook (Toni Tipton-Martin). 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) all-purpose flour. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Thank you! The recipe looks delicious and the vacation commentary brought back (also delicious!) That caramelized almond paste is probably the best part. Cauliflower bisque with fresh fennel? :). I have been following your blog and trying your recipes for a while now and I must confess that I am extremely touched by your kind words about my country. I made these yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed – but the piece I had today was a revelation – I’d pass up a brownie for one of these and I think chocolate tastes like love! Can’t decide which is better! Hope you continue to enjoy Portugal! I hope you have discovered the vino verde. I did lightly spray it and they cut easily and taste wonderful! You won’t regret finding a recipe…. They’re very Early September-ish to me, a little heartier than the usual bowl of berries and cream, but also full of Important Holiday Weekend Things: they portable and keep well in the fridge, they’re full of seasonal fruit and the marzipan crumbles (with an opportunity for even more marzipan noted below) make them a little unique and a lot worth obsessing over if you, too, are an almond paste junkie. Sorry about that! The “Read More >>” at the bottom doesn’t work. Neck deep in a book deadline sounds exciting. Also, I’m Team Grandma Cooking, always. 1/4 teaspoon fine sea or table salt. Thank you! ;). Can’t believe you are here in our adopted country and I didn’t know! (Brooklyn, NY) Bake for 15 minutes, until very pale golden. 1 tsp Vanilla extract. Aw, sadly, home now. That worked just fine and was so much easier than slicing the frozen plums. I’d press myself to find a stronger recommendation but did I mention the infinity pool in our backyard? This dessert soup is fragrant, light-bodied and just a touch sweet. Both times I’ve tried, weather has cancelled my flights. She’s been learning how to write and my mother’s day card read — I couldn’t make this up if I tried — “I LOVE YOU MOMMY NEW WAY TO CAKE BENAJMINA EBUEHI” I guess she was copying a message my husband had shown her how to write and started copying nearby words and it got a little jumbled up and I’m saving it forever. Then remove it from the oven and let it cool completely. 1 pounds plums (about 6 to 7), halved, pitted, thinly sliced. It’s rolls of almond paste baked into the flakiest sugar-topped pastry crust until it oozes a little out the edges. Recipes. raspberry crumble tart bars. I made these and they were good, but a little too sweet for my taste, even though I cut down on the sugar.. I’m making myself lamb chops this week and I’m not sharing with anyone, mwahaha. Eye See Me (St. Louis, MO) Are those Quejiadas in the far right of your Portugal pics? Usually that would seem like too much work, but since this is all made in the food pro anyway it was totally easy. And yes……and blackberries are very full of thorns. But choose a kind of fat that has less water, because the puff pastry will easily fall apart. Would you recommend replacing it with frozen raspberries? Ah ha! on Pinterest. salted peanut tart. 6/19/20: Plus, a few great ones I missed: Bookshop.org (which can either direct you to a local independent bookstore to directly support or, if you order through the site, will pool profits with every associated independent bookstore) Not to mention the islands: Madeira and the Azores are also unique. Here’s the recipe I used: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/homemade-almond-paste, This is great — very helpful! Another winner from Smitten Kitchen. I’m assuming they go into the food processor along with the flour? There should be pastry lining the sides at least three quarters of the way up. You missed out the almonds in the crust instructions! – 1 quart of heavy cream Halvah apple pie apple pie brownie donut cheesecake. It was decent, but I found it a bit on the floury side. I tried them everywhere we went I thought the ones at Manteigaria, in the city, were outstanding. New World Sourdough: Artisan Techniques for Creative Homemade Fermented Breads (Bryan Ford), Sorry to tease but this won’t be out until June 16th of this year. Best of New York; Cheap Eats Lower the oven temperature to 375 and let it bake for another 30 to 40 minutes. plum squares with marzipan crumble. You won’t want to put it down. Ah! I don’t know if it’s because I used granulated sugar instead of brown sugar? 1 large egg, lightly beaten. Added desired quantity of condensed milk. Not as juicy, but that’s what I have. Please make sure you have the chance to visit, e.g., Sintra, Coimbra, Aveiro or Oporto (these three cities are a bit further away from Lisbon, though), etc…. Cupcake ipsum dolor sit amet chocolate bar halvah carrot cake donut. I haven’t had Onwauchi’s cooking — although the memoir has a very well edited selection of recipes — but it’s pretty clear he could just write for the rest of his life and have a fantastic career. :) I do think we are definitely a (not so much anymore) hidden treasure and I hope you can enjoy the best we can grant (and that we can keep up with your current expectations too!). If so, you can make your own brown sugar! 1 1/8 cup Granulated sugar. Maybe that’s why I “used to date her” – since they made me fat;). ... homemade irish cream cookies how I stock the smitten kitchen :). Do you have any other recommendations for bars, that you think are just banging? zucchini bread pancakes. Good luck. Guy is the food blogger behind Chocolate For Basil and a NYT Cooking contributor. I love your post on Portugal! Looking forward to making it again. So, I went to my bookshelves and I pulled out several — plus a few more I don’t have or have lent out but highly recommend — to share here, plus a little about each. plum squares with marzipan crumble. Recipes. I’ve also found them hard to re-create with that crisp crust and slightly burnt top. Add butter and blend, using on/off turns, until coarse crumbs form. Perhaps next time on a book tour. Of course I can get to you by Googling the recipe but that shouldn’t be necessary. I dare you to open this cookbook from Seattle’s Plum Bistro to any page and not think the recipe you find there is completely irresistible. This is a ridiculous story but here we go: This book from the Great British Bake-Off semifinalist was actually pulled down from the stack by my daughter on Mother’s Day. If you find a place with excellent pasteis de nata in NYC, please share it! I hope you can find some where you live. 3/4 cup (180 grams) sour cream or a rich, full- … Where did you get that white platter you served this dessert on? Will try you yummy looking bars this weekend!!! Oct 17, 2017 - Explore Alicia Moore's board "Weeknight Dinners." Love the colour of the gorgeous plum layer in the middle of these. It’s excruciating yet nice to hear it’s as wonderful as I’ve imagined. You don’t have to tell me twice. Transfer crumble to bowl; mix in almonds. Food I highly recommend any fresh fish or seafood. Also, if you ever find yourself in Flushing, Queens, some Chinese bakeries make Portuguese style tarts, because of Portugal’s colonization of Macau. Thank you for this recipe! 1 large egg. It’s definitely an approximation, but a delicious one we thought. While they’re great as a snack, folding them into simple fall desserts and is an obvious choice. I was in Portugal a few years ago and loved it, especially the food. Went last July and was also floored. (Did you get Sara Kate’s email? I’ve been following your recipes for some time and was surprised in a good way to find out you came to my country. The New Way to Cake: Simple Recipes with Exceptional Flavor (Benjamina Ebuehi). If I do try it sometime soon, I will report the results. I feel like it will take another three vacations to even see half of what we should. Six Months Ago: Everyday Meatballs, Roasted Yams with Chickpeas and Yogurt and Churros I had heard the name from others too, but am having a memory-fail. Chilling it for 15 minutes or so will make it easier to press in.] A newer (February of this year) plant-based cookbook with a focus on real food (no “powders or meat substitutes”) with Afro-Asian flavors. I wanted more marzipan taste and make a suggestion in the headnotes for how to amp it up — that would be my change! Baking & Spices. If you haven’t found another source yet two years later :). Did you throw the Disney’s “Aladdin” quote in there on purpose (“Every turn a surprise…”) or is is just so much a part of your DNA that you didn’t even notice? LOVE THOSE! We went to a museum last weekend for the first time since last winter, and then an aquarium.We walked on Brighton Beach the weekend before, and got some dumplings to go. The bakers here are amazing and even the tiniest little coffee shop has freshly made delicacies. Cracked Shrimp with Comeback Sauce. She recently founded For the Culture: A magazine celebrating Black women in food and wine, a crowdfunded project I was happy to contribute to, and which you still can on the website — they’re currently accepting submissions for the first issue. I followed your suggestion of using up the rest of the almond paste on the crust before adding the crumble and filling–great almond flavor!!!! It’s the season for Italian prune plums. zucchini, tomato and rice gratin. I think other stone fruits would work just fine. Do you think it would work in the filling instead of the fresh plums (no more sugar required!)? I used ground almonds in the crust instead of sliced almonds. A springform (8- or 9-inch) would be even better because it would be much easier to remove from the pan. I’ll definitely try it … It is mouth-watering. There’s a rare 1827 house servant’s manual but also more modern classics from authors like Edna Lewis and Vertamae Grosvenor, annotated with historical details hoping to give us a view of African-American cooking beyond the “Aunt Jemima” stereotype. Did you butter the pan? Curios as to where in Portugal you took this wonderful vacation. This post made my heart sing! He traces his ancestry, both black and white, through food from Africa to America, in slavery and freedom, and he adds real insight into the idea of who “owns” barbecue, soul, and Southern food. The first time I made the tart, I used an 8″ square pan and sliced the plums while they were still slightly frozen. Just happen to have a tube of almond paste and some plums…. I can’t remember but perhaps might have lightly sprayed it just as insurance. :) Thanks again and do continue to have fun! Thanks and Enjoy the rest of your holiday!!! The tart will rise and bubble a bit during the baking process. Can’t wait to back again one day. And even more: the plums this year have been incredible. Stunning enough to end a dinner party, we think it’s a perfectly wonderful weeknight indulgence.January is a month many of us, resolutions or not, look to lighter dishes to replace the holiday indulgences of the past few weeks. Crumble the remaining dough over the top of the plum layer. I’d expect it to — maybe softened/plumped in some liquid and chopped. I wish I could go to Portugal, but the gods say no. Marcus Books (Oakland, CA) Try also Seafood rice (Arroz de Marisco), Açorda de Marisco, Pataniscas de Bacalhau, Prego (our fast food), Bacalhau com Natas, if any of you are into meat and heavy meals (I never was) try the Feijoada or the Cozido à Portuguesa, try also cheeses (any dry goat cheese) or Queijo da Serra. Sister’s Uptown (New York, NY) So funny, completely accidental. Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes (Bryant Terry). I’m a baker, and pastéis de nata are a very common confection around here, even though everyone makes a big competition out of ‘which bakery in Portugal has the best one’. Cafe Con Libros. Also by Jessica Harris, this book celebrates “the foods of the African American experience” — chitlins, ham hocks, and vegan re cipes too. We must be plum crazy :-) I made an Italian plum cake for my daughter’s birthday. Enjoy your holiday. I’ve been reading, not cooking from it so far, but I’ve got the Roasted Sweet Potato and Asparagus Po’Boy, Barbecue Carrots with Slow-Cooked White Beans, and the Berbere-Spiced Red Lentils with Creamy Cauliflower bookmarked, how could I not. CRUST. Was there a reason a 9″ cake pan wasn’t recommended? Jessica, where do you live? We enjoyed this very much — our Portuguese au pair loved it. See more ideas about smitten kitchen, food, recipes. I feel like i need to serve it with a spoon (and ice cream!) In a large bowl beat eggs until yolks and whites are well incorporated. Since I had an 8 oz can of almond paste in my pantry, I had to make this twice to use it all up. Are you about to ask me the difference between marzipan and almond paste? I have followed your and love your site for years. Anyone try this with peaches? Making it this weekend- I can’t resist anything marzipan :). Found a recipe on Leite’s Culinaria, though. 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom or cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, until brown. Category Bars Recipes. My son was watching it on the iPad with the other kids on vacation but I didn’t hear a line of it; realized I hadn’t seen it since [insert date of dark ages here, subtract 20 years]. This combination sounds TO DIE FOR. Wines my favorite are from Alentejo. (And own a yellow corduroy couch, don’t know why. Sprinkle the whole cake with lemon juice, then the cinnamon and sugar. We are still in Portugal, which means, look away now. Sorry I did not see all the comments, confused by the new placing of the comment box. Then cut into 24 bars. Source Booksellers (Detroit, MI) I made these and they’re even better two days later (yes, still some left!). 4.5 Years Ago: Fried Egg Sandwich with Bacon and Blue Cheese. hazelnut plum crumb tart. 3. Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine (Kelley Fanto Deetz). What's not to love about a juicy plum filling surrounded by plenty of buttery streusel In this simple recipe, you have to cook down the plums to be thick enough, but the process is relatively hands off, and the flavor of the slow-simmered fruit is well worth it You can cut the cobbler easily into bars, as the name implies, but the filling stays a bit soft, so you may prefer to eat them with a fork I tried your tip for using up the extra marzipan, and substituted peaches for plums, with a side dollop of peach-buttermilk gelato. Here’s how she invented the plum poppy seed muffins that ended up gracing Pages 12 and 13 of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. This plum-almond combo sounds absolutely delicious! There are lots of recipes online for this, which I think is their version of a pretty standard fudge. You could add more sugar, but it will still be tart so I tend to leave it. The real ones have no cream. to support books.) They’re always different anywhere you get them. Nana Pudding Tiramisu Cake! This specifically focuses on Virginia plantations — Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and George Washington’s Mount Vernon which is very and I love it. Third Eye Books, Accessories, and Gifts (Portland, OR) :). Thank you for such a prompt reply – made my day! almond rhubarb picnic bars. Thanks for sharing just amazing recipe. I’m about to come into possession of some Italian plums/prune plums and this recipe sounds so very lovely :) :). 2.5 Years Ago: Dijon and Cognac Beef Stew and Morning Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel I am in northern California and we are awash in plums right now. 6/4/20 A few people messaged me this week asking for black cookbook and food memoir suggestions. I might find that it’s not just you as more comments come back after making it; if so, I’ll revisit the topping. 9 ingredients. Stuff like this just doesn’t happen at home, but New York, feel free to step it up. Your recipes are amazing! Sounds like a very wonderful trip! Pyramid Books (Boyton Beach, FL) I love her books. This crumble is genius. My husband loves fruit desserts and he went nuts over this one. It should work but it will be much more tart. 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder. Would love to hear of anyone has tried it! Recipes. So delicious! Recipes. We ate about 20 of them in a little cafe near the carriage museum in Lisbon about 10 years ago. A friend had given me plums from her tree last year and I still had some in my freezer, cut into halves. Cut into wedges? They go in with the flour, now fixed. I look forward to making them (correctly) next time. We run a vegetarian, organic B&B in the amazing hills of the Sintra Natural Forest. I was so excited to see this recipe because, marzipan. This book also isn’t out yet but I know it will be worth the wait until October. Six years ago: (Now Even More) Perfect Blueberry Muffins, How to Use a Kitchen Scale and Ditch Your Measuring Cups Forever, Fresh Tomato Sauce and [Baby Food] Moroccan-ish Carrots and Yams The Lit Bar (Bronx, NY) Buy some good-quality, butter-based puff-pastry. Send us a tip! And I didn’t even use almonds because walnuts were cheaper at the grocery store, and thanks to the extract it still tasted super almond-Y! magic apple plum cobbler. If so, I am assuming I would omit the cornstarch. Recipes. Like Fig Newtons, but so much better.Today’s Delicious Links• Cider Apple Chicken with Mushroom Sauce – Fuss Free Cooking.• Plum tray bake with a cheesecake ripple – Technicolor Kitchen.• Homemade Fig Newtons – Warm & Snug & Fat.• Pluot jam – Food + Words. Arrange the plums in the pan, skin side down, to form a flower pattern; begin at the outside and work your way in. 1/2 cup (4 ounces or 115 grams) unsalted butter, cold is fine. I also made the original version with plums, but using gluten-free flour, and it worked great and was delicious. blackberries, I’m sure! End of Summer Prune Plum PiePlums seem to be the one reminder of late summer in the grocery store these days. I don’t need to tell you who Carla Hall is — we’ve been following her all the way since Top Chef — but I know sometimes when people become big enough celebrities, we forget that they might also be amazing writers and cooks. And re: Portugal, I was thinking of planning a trip to Lisbon later this Fall…consider me now convinced!! Deb, I just made these, and they are spectacular! I was about to give up on ever being able to make this because plums and almond paste are not available at the same time where I live (Canada). Hi, Deb!! Since I returned it has become my favorite go to wine. The top should be a dark gold color when the tart is finished baking. He’s Portuguese, so I figure I’m not going to get any closer from a well-tested source. 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